June 1, 2020
The Ultimate Guide To Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
Visiting Japan’s shrines and temples is the perfect way to connect with this beautiful country’s ancient culture and spiritual beliefs - and there are few more iconic locations than Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Taisha with more than 5,000 Torii gates.
May 23, 2020
The Tanabata Festival For Star Crossed Lovers
One of the fun festivals found right around Japan is the ancient Tanabata Festival, often referred to as the Star Festival.
May 17, 2020
Experiencing The Gion Matsuri Festival In Kyoto
Lighting up the city of Kyoto each July is Gion Matsuri, one of the most famous festivals in Japan and Seeing the Gion Festival is a great experience for visitors to Kyoto.
April 2, 2020
How To Visit Uji With The Jr Pass
Nestled between Kyoto and Nara, travellers visit Uji for three main things: World Heritage sites, its green tea and its connetion to The Tale of Genji.
December 17, 2019
Arashiyama Bamboo Forest: The Jewel Of The Storm Mountains
The Arashiyama Bamboo Grove is a stunning forest located in the Kyoto region of Japan. The area also features a variety of other attractions, including temples, parks, and more.
November 29, 2019
Best Buddhist Temples In Kyoto To Visit
Kyoto is a destination filled with attractions and curiosities that you won’t want to miss. It’s safe to say: right at the top of that list of attractions are many of the Buddhist temples in Kyoto.
August 26, 2019
What Is The Tokaido Shinkansen
Learn about the Tokaido Shinkansen, the JR Pass validity, route details, train services and everything else you need to know.
July 29, 2019
Everything You Need To Know About The Kansai Area Pass
Make the most out of a visit to Japan’s Kansai region by using the handy Kansai Area Pass, from JR West. Learn what is included and how to best use it.
January 27, 2019
Hello Kitty Haruka Express
The Hello Kitty Haruka Express will ferry visitors to Japan between Kyoto, Osaka and Kansai Airport (KIX).
December 31, 2018
A Quick Guide To Hiking In Japan
Japan offers a wide range of hiking options, here's our guide exploring the hiking options that Japan has to offer.